Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for C skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited C over the 6 months to 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > South West
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 42 47
Rank change year-on-year -11 +5 +21
Permanent jobs citing C 539 660 674
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.31% 6.35% 5.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.99% 11.26% 10.38%
Number of salaries quoted 398 451 467
South West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £32,850 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

C is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5,996 5,860 6,493
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 59.09% 56.36% 56.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5,070 4,943 5,625
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% +5.19% +2.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,300 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

C
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for C in the South West

C
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C in the South West.

Salary trend for C in the South West

C
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C in the South West over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for C in the South West

C
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the South West region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire -9 180 £45,000 - 30
Bristol +6 155 £46,000 +3.37% 53
Dorset +36 77 £45,000 +20.00% 20
Wiltshire +2 67 £50,000 +33.33% 14
Somerset -8 24 £42,500 +21.43% 8
Devon -1 18 £44,000 +10.00% 9
Cornwall -6 13 £40,000 +33.33% 4
C
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South West region with a requirement for C.

1 262 (48.61%) Software Engineering
2 244 (45.27%) C++
3 191 (35.44%) Security Cleared
4 143 (26.53%) Degree
4 143 (26.53%) Linux
5 137 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
6 119 (22.08%) DV Cleared
7 105 (19.48%) Java
8 103 (19.11%) Python
9 80 (14.84%) C#
10 78 (14.47%) UML
11 76 (14.10%) Embedded C
11 76 (14.10%) SC Cleared
12 75 (13.91%) Windows
13 72 (13.36%) OO
14 68 (12.62%) Computer Science
15 67 (12.43%) Project Management
16 61 (11.32%) ITIL
17 59 (10.95%) .NET
18 58 (10.76%) Scrum
19 56 (10.39%) Electronics
19 56 (10.39%) SQL
20 54 (10.02%) Validation
20 54 (10.02%) Embedded Systems
21 51 (9.46%) OOD
21 51 (9.46%) JIRA
22 50 (9.28%) Microsoft
23 41 (7.61%) Mathematics
24 40 (7.42%) JavaScript
25 39 (7.24%) Information Security

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (4.45%) Confluence
2 13 (2.41%) IIS
3 10 (1.86%) MS Exchange
4 9 (1.67%) Apache Pig
5 8 (1.48%) Apache Spark
6 7 (1.30%) Apache
6 7 (1.30%) CMS
6 7 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (1.11%) SharePoint
8 5 (0.93%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.74%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.74%) WebSphere Portal
10 3 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.56%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.37%) GeoServer
11 2 (0.37%) Kentico
11 2 (0.37%) Marvel
12 1 (0.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (2.78%) Simulink
2 7 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.74%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.56%) InDesign
5 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.56%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.37%) InVision
6 2 (0.37%) Pixate
6 2 (0.37%) UXPin
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.19%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 20 (3.71%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (0.93%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.37%) LabWindows
4 1 (0.19%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 29 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.60%) Amazon S3
2 14 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.04%) Office 365
4 5 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
4 5 (0.93%) IBM Cloud
4 5 (0.93%) SoftLayer
5 4 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (0.74%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 4 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.74%) Route 53
5 4 (0.74%) Serverless
6 2 (0.37%) GitHub
6 2 (0.37%) IaaS
6 2 (0.37%) PaaS
7 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.19%) SaaS
7 1 (0.19%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 38 (7.05%) Firewall
2 32 (5.94%) TCP/IP
3 28 (5.19%) Wireless
4 22 (4.08%) Bluetooth
5 20 (3.71%) Internet
5 20 (3.71%) Wi-Fi
6 19 (3.53%) Ethernet
7 16 (2.97%) ZigBee
8 13 (2.41%) WAN
9 12 (2.23%) VoIP
10 11 (2.04%) HTTP
10 11 (2.04%) LAN
11 10 (1.86%) FCoE
11 10 (1.86%) SNMP
12 9 (1.67%) 802.11
12 9 (1.67%) VPN
13 8 (1.48%) 3GPP
13 8 (1.48%) 802.15
13 8 (1.48%) ISDN
13 8 (1.48%) RTCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (4.82%) Hadoop
2 24 (4.45%) SQL Server
3 23 (4.27%) Big Data
4 11 (2.04%) Apache Hive
4 11 (2.04%) MySQL
5 10 (1.86%) GIS
6 9 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (1.67%) Geospatial Data
6 9 (1.67%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (0.93%) Apache Accumulo
9 4 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (0.74%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.74%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.74%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.74%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 51 (9.46%) JIRA
2 36 (6.68%) Git (software)
3 27 (5.01%) Jenkins
4 23 (4.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 23 (4.27%) Rational DOORS
5 20 (3.71%) Subversion
5 20 (3.71%) Visual Studio
6 16 (2.97%) Selenium
7 15 (2.78%) Bitbucket
8 11 (2.04%) JUnit
9 10 (1.86%) Redmine
10 9 (1.67%) Maven
11 7 (1.30%) EasyMock
11 7 (1.30%) Eclipse
11 7 (1.30%) Rational Rhapsody
11 7 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (1.11%) CodeSonar
12 6 (1.11%) git-flow
12 6 (1.11%) JMeter
12 6 (1.11%) Robot Framework
General
1 56 (10.39%) Electronics
2 38 (7.05%) Telecoms
3 23 (4.27%) Aerospace
4 22 (4.08%) Finance
5 19 (3.53%) Advertising
5 19 (3.53%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.67%) Games
7 8 (1.48%) Automotive
7 8 (1.48%) Marketing
8 6 (1.11%) Retail
9 5 (0.93%) Legal
10 3 (0.56%) Avionics
11 2 (0.37%) Military
11 2 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 210 (38.96%) Software Engineer
2 102 (18.92%) Embedded Engineer
3 91 (16.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 64 (11.87%) Developer
5 51 (9.46%) C++ Software Engineer
6 49 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
7 45 (8.35%) Consultant
8 31 (5.75%) C Software Engineer
9 27 (5.01%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 24 (4.45%) Project Manager
11 22 (4.08%) Java Engineer
12 20 (3.71%) Software Developer
12 20 (3.71%) Test Engineer
13 19 (3.53%) Linux Engineer
13 19 (3.53%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
13 19 (3.53%) Systems Engineer
14 17 (3.15%) Design Engineer
14 17 (3.15%) Java Software Engineer
15 16 (2.97%) Junior
16 15 (2.78%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (10.95%) .NET
2 23 (4.27%) XML
3 22 (4.08%) Middleware
3 22 (4.08%) Node.js
4 20 (3.71%) HTML
5 19 (3.53%) Java EE
5 19 (3.53%) REST
6 17 (3.15%) Qt
7 16 (2.97%) JSF
8 15 (2.78%) .NET Framework
8 15 (2.78%) AngularJS
8 15 (2.78%) CSS
9 14 (2.60%) Web Services
10 13 (2.41%) ASP.NET
11 11 (2.04%) Spring
12 10 (1.86%) HTML5
12 10 (1.86%) SOAP
13 9 (1.67%) 802.1X
13 9 (1.67%) CSS3
13 9 (1.67%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 68 (12.62%) Computer Science
2 54 (10.02%) Embedded Systems
3 36 (6.68%) Management Information System
4 30 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (4.45%) Algorithms
6 15 (2.78%) Device Driver
6 15 (2.78%) User Experience
7 14 (2.60%) Robotics
8 13 (2.41%) CESG
9 11 (2.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 9 (1.67%) CESG CLAS
10 9 (1.67%) VHDL
11 8 (1.48%) Internet of Things
12 7 (1.30%) Cyber Warfare
12 7 (1.30%) Wiki
13 6 (1.11%) Clustering
13 6 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
14 5 (0.93%) Cybercrime
14 5 (0.93%) Mobile App
14 5 (0.93%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 143 (26.53%) Linux
2 75 (13.91%) Windows
3 32 (5.94%) Android
4 19 (3.53%) Apple iOS
5 15 (2.78%) Windows Server
6 14 (2.60%) Embedded Linux
7 12 (2.23%) CentOS
8 9 (1.67%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 9 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (1.48%) Windows 10
9 8 (1.48%) Windows 7
9 8 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (1.30%) Mac OS X
10 7 (1.30%) ThreadX
10 7 (1.30%) Unix
10 7 (1.30%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.19%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (48.61%) Software Engineering
2 137 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (14.47%) UML
4 72 (13.36%) OO
5 67 (12.43%) Project Management
6 61 (11.32%) ITIL
7 58 (10.76%) Scrum
8 54 (10.02%) Validation
9 51 (9.46%) OOD
10 41 (7.61%) Mathematics
11 39 (7.24%) Cybersecurity
11 39 (7.24%) DevOps
11 39 (7.24%) Information Security
12 38 (7.05%) TOGAF
13 37 (6.86%) Test Automation
14 36 (6.68%) TDD
15 34 (6.31%) MODAF
16 33 (6.12%) SDLC
17 32 (5.94%) OOP
18 30 (5.57%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 244 (45.27%) C++
2 105 (19.48%) Java
3 103 (19.11%) Python
4 80 (14.84%) C#
5 76 (14.10%) Embedded C
6 56 (10.39%) SQL
7 40 (7.42%) JavaScript
8 36 (6.68%) Bash Shell
9 34 (6.31%) Embedded C++
10 25 (4.64%) PHP
11 21 (3.90%) MATLAB
12 16 (2.97%) Objective-C
12 16 (2.97%) PowerShell
13 15 (2.78%) Perl
14 14 (2.60%) Ada
15 11 (2.04%) R
16 10 (1.86%) Korn
17 8 (1.48%) Assembly Language
17 8 (1.48%) Ruby
18 7 (1.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 191 (35.44%) Security Cleared
2 143 (26.53%) Degree
3 119 (22.08%) DV Cleared
4 76 (14.10%) SC Cleared
5 25 (4.64%) CISSP
6 21 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (3.34%) MCSE
8 17 (3.15%) Computer Science Degree
9 16 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (2.78%) CCNA
10 15 (2.78%) GIAC
10 15 (2.78%) Linux+ Certification
10 15 (2.78%) Network+ Certification
10 15 (2.78%) SANS
10 15 (2.78%) SSCP
11 14 (2.60%) CESG Certified Professional
11 14 (2.60%) CompTIA Security+
12 12 (2.23%) HND
13 11 (2.04%) APMP
13 11 (2.04%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.34%) DO-178B
2 13 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (2.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 12 (2.23%) RMADS
4 9 (1.67%) ISO 9001
5 7 (1.30%) Def Stans
5 7 (1.30%) MISRA
5 7 (1.30%) QA
6 6 (1.11%) IEC 61508
7 5 (0.93%) MIL-STD-1553
8 4 (0.74%) ECSS
9 3 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.56%) JSP 440
9 3 (0.56%) MISRA C
10 2 (0.37%) SLA
11 1 (0.19%) COBIT
11 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.19%) WCAG
System Software
1 19 (3.53%) Firmware
2 17 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.41%) Active Directory
3 13 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (1.86%) NFS
4 10 (1.86%) Samba
4 10 (1.86%) VMware NSX
5 8 (1.48%) Docker
6 7 (1.30%) vSphere
7 6 (1.11%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.19%) Snort
9 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (4.45%) Puppet
2 12 (2.23%) Ansible
3 10 (1.86%) Nagios
3 10 (1.86%) vCenter Server
4 6 (1.11%) Salt
5 5 (0.93%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (0.56%) Endace
6 3 (0.56%) WSUS
7 2 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.19%) Kibana
8 1 (0.19%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.19%) rkt
Vendors
1 50 (9.28%) Microsoft
2 27 (5.01%) VMware
3 17 (3.15%) EMC
3 17 (3.15%) Oracle
4 15 (2.78%) Atlassian
5 13 (2.41%) HP
6 12 (2.23%) Cisco
6 12 (2.23%) Red Hat
7 10 (1.86%) NetApp
7 10 (1.86%) SolarWinds
8 8 (1.48%) Freescale
9 7 (1.30%) Apple
9 7 (1.30%) IBM
10 5 (0.93%) AVG
10 5 (0.93%) CA Agile Central
10 5 (0.93%) Dell
10 5 (0.93%) Google
10 5 (0.93%) Intel
10 5 (0.93%) Meraki
11 4 (0.74%) Splunk